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How Trump Will Make the Trade Deficit Worse

Free MarketsU.S. Economy

Blog04/12/2017
Several of President Trump’s proposals, such as increasing military spending, will make the trade deficits even bigger.
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1917: How Woodrow Wilson Finally Got His War

Blog04/07/2017
On April 6 — a hundred years ago — the United States declared war on Germany.
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Trump's Economics

Taxes and SpendingPolitical Theory

Blog04/05/2017
Trump seems to be stuck in the 1980s when it comes to his obsession with sticking it to our "competitors" in Asia.
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April 1917: Woodrow Wilson Calls for War

War and Foreign PolicyPolitical Theory

Blog04/04/2017
100 years ago this week, Woodrow Wilson sought a declaration of war in order "to end all wars."
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Colonel House and Woodrow Wilson: Paving the Way for War

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

Blog03/29/2017
The alliance between Colonel Edward Mandell House and Woodrow Wilson would prove to be momentous indeed.
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What Caused the Irish Potato Famine?

Free MarketsInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

03/17/2017Mises Daily Articles
As with most famines, it was government meddling that converted the Irish potato famine from a food-production problem into a deadly catastrophe.
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Why Understanding "Roundaboutness" Is so Important

Booms and BustsBusiness Cycles

Blog03/09/2017
Making production processes more roundabout results in greater production in terms of the quantity produced and a lower cost on a per-unit basis.
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World Power, World Policy, and the United States in 1917

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign PolicyPolitical Theory

Blog03/07/2017
Like the European powers in the run up to the Great War, the United States was very active in new imperialist adventures.
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